2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Systematic measurement of occupational hazards among healthcare workers
Author(s): A Abiramalakshmi and KC Raja Shree
The healthcare workers are experiencing several types of hazards associating with the factors that they are not taking proper protective measures while handling with patients, working in different shift timings, experiencing work related stress due to over timing, working in less hygienic environment and in lower ventilation and lighting. Occupational hazards prevailing n a hospital are really high due to highly menace environment. There are many types of hazards. The most common are biological hazards which deal with microorganisms, chemical hazards dealing with hazardous chemicals, physical hazards including injures, ergonomic hazards comprising of work environment set up and psychosocial hazards consisting of factors affecting mental wellbeing of the health care professionals.
Pages: 560-563 | 304 Views 5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
A Abiramalakshmi, KC Raja Shree. Systematic measurement of occupational hazards among healthcare workers. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):560-563.